Definition of the noun varicosity
What does varicosity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: varicosities
- varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous
Alternative definition of the noun varicosity
- an enlarged vessel, particularly a blood vessel
- varicose vein
varicosity is a gene ontology group, gene group.
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Optic Nerve in Glaucoma (1995)
by Stephen M. Drance, Douglas R. Anderson
A noradrenergic varicosity is the site of release of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine. Two cotransmitters are ATP and neuropeptide Y, but they are not the only ones. In many varicosities that release norepinephrine as a transmitter, one ...
Hot Mamas (2010)
The Ultimate Guide to Staying Sexy Throughout Your Pregnancy and the Months Beyond by Lou Paget
Increased varicosity is a very common problem with some easy solutions: Wear support hose. Lie on your side, not your back. Elevate your feet whenever possible. Wear flat shoes. Don't cross your legs. Reach for that Tylenol if you still need ...
A varicosity is a very thin-walled vessel and can break very easily (f. 376). This sort of thing can happen to anybody, testified Dr. Petroff. Most of the time it can be avoided, although it has happened to the best urologists (f. 378). If Dr. Baron had ...
Speech and Language (2014)
Advances in Basic Research and Practice by Norman J. Lass
Lingual Varicosities Varicosity is the result of a vein that has been dilated due to an increase in pressure. This type of vein can occur any place on the body. It is relatively common in the lingual area and is seen as bluish or purplish clusters ...
Airways Smooth Muscle (2013)
Structure, Innervation and Neurotransmission by David Raeburn, Mark A. Giembycz
Although the varicosity is the site at which neurotransmission occurs in airways Smooth muscle, there are little if any pre- or postjunctional specialisations like that seen at the myoneural junction of voluntary (skeletal) muscle . Indeed ...
Pan Vascular Medicine (2013)
Integrated Clinical Management by Peter Lanzer, Eric J. Topol
The common starting point for any varicosity is a pressure and volume overload on one segment of an epifascial vein located distal to an incompetent valve at a point where the epifascial venous system drains into the deep system. Thus, if the ...
Body Rejuvenation (2010)
by Murad Alam, Marisa Pongprutthipan
Superficial varicosity is a common medical condition that is symptomatic in 20–30 % of the US population. Classic symptoms of venous insufficiency are ankle edema, leg fatigue, aching, discomfort, and muscle cramps. Some patients develop ...
For Students and Practitioners by Henry H. Burchard
If the walls of the veins are weak and are permanently distended or thicken under pressure and become tortuous, the condition is called varicosity of the veins ( varicose veins). The exudate of venous hyperemia differs markedly from that of ...
The Nature of Disease (2007)
Pathology for the Health Professions by Thomas H. McConnell
A varicosity is an abnormally dilated vein (a varicose vein). Superficial veins are more often affected than deep ones because they are surrounded by less supporting tissue. Leg veins are most susceptible—hydrostatic pressure (Chapter 5) is ...
A Workbook on Color Duplex Ultrasound and Echocardiography by Matthias Hofer, Gerald Antoch
Primary varicosity is a disease of the superficial lower extremity veins in which the venous valves are unable to close due to causes that are not fully understood . Secondary varicosity results from an increased volume load on the superficial ...
A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst
A, the brachial artery; V, the median basilic vein with an aneurismal varicosity; N, the aneurismal tumor, which is connected with the artery beneath it by a minute aperture, and with the aneurismal varicosity above it by another small opening.
by George Milbry Gould
A varicosity of the eyelid. Varicocele (1/ar'-ik-0-xi'! ) [zuzr-ix ...
With 213 Tables by Florian Lang
:600–611 Varicosis ▷Varicose Veins 2172 Varicosity Varicosity ▷Varicose Veins Variegate Porphyria ▷Porphyria, Variegate Vascular .
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
varicosity ofthe pampiniform ...
by Robley Dunglison
Varicosity. V. conjuncti'vae, cir- sophthalmia. Varicosity. The condition of being varicose. See Varix. Varicot'omy. Cutting operation upon a varix or varicose vein. Varic'ula. Varix of the veins of the conjunctiva. Vari 'ola (vartue, varied, spotted).
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- Varicosity Meaning
Video shows what varicosity means. An enlarged vessel or nerve, particularly a blood vessel.. A varicose vein.. Varicosity Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
- Rectal varicosity Meaning
Video shows what rectal varicosity means. haemorrhoid , hemorrhoid. Rectal varicosity Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
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